From the Archive: 1996 Corvette Grand Sport | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’96 Corvette Grand Sport that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The Grand Sport was only made in 1996. The engine the LT4, which is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 330 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 178 mph. Only 1,000 Grand Sports were made in 1996: 810 coupes and 190 convertibles. This Corvette was auctioned off for $44,000.

From the Archive: 1987 Corvette | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Here’s an ’87 Corvette that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between January of 1983 and June of 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The engine of this one is a 5.7 liter L98 V8 that produces 240 horsepower and 345 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds and has a top speed of 150 mph. This Corvette in particular was once owned by Dinah Shore, who was once the spokeswoman for Chevy. This Corvette was auctioned off for $13,750.

From the Archive: 1985 Corvette | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

That’s an ’85 Corvette that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. This is from the C4 generation, which was made between January of 1983 and June of 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The engine of this one is a 5.7 liter L98 V8 that produces 230 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 6 seconds and has a top speed of 150 mph.

1996 Corvette Grand Sport | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’96 Corvette Grand Sport that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). The Grand Sport was only made in 1996. The engine the LT4, which is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 330 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 178 mph. Only 1,000 Grand Sports were made in 1996: 810 coupes and 190 convertibles. This is the 34th coupe built. This Corvette was auctioned off for $35,750.

1995 Corvette ZR1 | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’95 Corvette ZR1 that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years 1984 and 1996). The ZR1 was designed by Jerry Palmer, and was made between 1990 and 1995. A total of 7,025 were built. The engine is a 5.7 liter LT5 V8 that produces 405 horsepower and 385 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car weighs 3,505 pounds since the body is fiberglass and the chassis is a steel tubular frame. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 170 mph. This Corvette was auctioned off for $41,800.

1988 Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is an ’88 Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years between 1984 and 1996). This variant was made to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Corvette, and 2,050 were built. This is one of the 180 with the 4-speed manual transmission. The rest have the 3-speed automatic. The engine is a 5.7 liter V8 that produces 245 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 160 mph. This Corvette was auctioned off for $15,950.

Car of the Day 7/31/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’95 Corvette ZR1 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the C4 generation, which was made between 1983 and 1996 (model years 1984 and 1996). The ZR1 was designed by Jerry Palmer, and was made between 1990 and 1995. A total of 7,025 were built. The engine is a 5.7 liter LT5 V8 that produces 405 horsepower and 385 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car weighs 3,505 pounds since the body is fiberglass and the chassis is a steel tubular frame. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 170 mph. This Corvette was auctioned off for $34,100.